acellular slime mold

noun
a slime mold of the class Myxomycetes
Hypernyms: ↑slime mold, ↑slime mould
Member Holonyms: ↑Myxomycetes, ↑class Myxomycetes

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  • acellular slime mold — slime mold slime mold, slime mould slime mould . 1. An unusual fungus like protist of the phylum Myxomycota or the class Myxomycetes, having a stage of growth in which it comprises a naked noncellular multinucleate mass of creeping protoplasm… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slime mold — slime mold, slime mould slime mould . 1. An unusual fungus like protist of the phylum Myxomycota or the class Myxomycetes, having a stage of growth in which it comprises a naked noncellular multinucleate mass of creeping protoplasm having… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slime mold — noun a naked mass of protoplasm having characteristics of both plants and animals; sometimes classified as protoctists • Syn: ↑slime mould • Hypernyms: ↑fungus • Hyponyms: ↑true slime mold, ↑acellular slime mold, ↑plasmodi …   Useful english dictionary

  • cellular slime mold — slime mold slime mold, slime mould slime mould . 1. An unusual fungus like protist of the phylum Myxomycota or the class Myxomycetes, having a stage of growth in which it comprises a naked noncellular multinucleate mass of creeping protoplasm… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plasmodial slime mold — noun a slime mold of the class Myxomycetes • Syn: ↑true slime mold, ↑acellular slime mold, ↑myxomycete • Hypernyms: ↑slime mold, ↑slime mould • Member Holonyms: ↑Myxomycetes …   Useful english dictionary

  • true slime mold — noun a slime mold of the class Myxomycetes • Syn: ↑acellular slime mold, ↑plasmodial slime mold, ↑myxomycete • Hypernyms: ↑slime mold, ↑slime mould • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • slime mould — slime mold slime mold, slime mould slime mould . 1. An unusual fungus like protist of the phylum Myxomycota or the class Myxomycetes, having a stage of growth in which it comprises a naked noncellular multinucleate mass of creeping protoplasm… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slime mould — noun a naked mass of protoplasm having characteristics of both plants and animals; sometimes classified as protoctists • Syn: ↑slime mold • Hypernyms: ↑fungus • Hyponyms: ↑true slime mold, ↑acellular slime mold, ↑plasmodial …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dictyostelium discoideum — slime mold slime mold, slime mould slime mould . 1. An unusual fungus like protist of the phylum Myxomycota or the class Myxomycetes, having a stage of growth in which it comprises a naked noncellular multinucleate mass of creeping protoplasm… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plasmodial — (acellular) slime mold (plaz mo de al) A member of the division Myxomycota that exists as a thin, streaming, multinucleate mass of protoplasm, which creeps along in an amoeboid fashion …   Dictionary of microbiology

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